A spiritual leader of Eagle Talon Brotherhood held a feather and burning sage in a shell bowl while performing the smudging ceremony at the Blackfish Monument. Sure, my smudging ceremony was a little more casual, but the basics were all there.
A spiritual leader of Eagle Talon Brotherhood held a feather and burning sage in a shell bowl while performing the smudging ceremony at the Blackfish Monument. Sure, my smudging ceremony was a little more casual, but the basics were all there. SHANE KEYSER File photo
A spiritual leader of Eagle Talon Brotherhood held a feather and burning sage in a shell bowl while performing the smudging ceremony at the Blackfish Monument. Sure, my smudging ceremony was a little more casual, but the basics were all there. SHANE KEYSER File photo

To smudge or not to smudge? Sage advice was needed

July 27, 2017 2:19 PM